“Excited to a Thousand”: Muhammad Ali, Morgan Freeman News Sends Boxing World Into Frenzy

Published 03/09/2023, 7:45 PM EST

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Muhammad Ali is one of the most accomplished boxers in the sport’s history. He did not only win people’s hearts with his charismatic personality and aggressive fighting style inside the ring. Ali was way more than just a boxer. He had an impact on society that is incomprehensible to the sport. Not only was he a great orator and a great boxer but more than that, he was a great human being. He did not engrave his legacy only as one of the best heavyweights but rather as one of the best human beings who ever graced the sport of boxing.

Recently, news involving the life of Muhammad Ali has made fans of ‘the greatest’ extremely happy and they can’t keep calm about what’s coming .

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The American media company, Variety took to Twitter to announce the upcoming eight-part series about the Late Muhammad Ali. There have been many series depicting the life of the heavyweight but what makes this series different from the other is the cast for the series. The fans will see masters of the craft of acting make an appearance in the series about the boxing legend.

Regé-Jean Page and Morgan Freeman will be seen in the series. Even though the roles are not yet revealed for these actors, The prominent academy award winning director Kevin Willmott will be directing the series. The inclusion of these figures is what is adding to the hype of the series.

Fans love it when their favorite boxers are portrayed on the big screen. And the expectations from this series to depict the life of Ali with precision and depth are already high. Being one of the most famous boxers ever, Ali left behind a rich legacy.

After hearing the news, the fans could not hold back their emotions.

Fans react to the news

Chubbyonce can’t wait to see the duo of Freeman and Page in the series.

kes is extremely happy for Rege as he got the opportunity and is working with the best.

Lila can’t contain her excitement.


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Lobi Soltario wants to know how many Ali movies will there be eventually? He further said that there are numerous movies on the life of Mike Tyson as well.


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What are your thoughts on this series depicting the life of one of the greatest heavyweights ever? Let us know in the comments.



Agrim Sharma

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Agrim Sharma is a Boxing Writer at EssentiallySports. Having an Economics background did not deviate him from finding his passion for writing. With two years of professional content writing experience, he learned that the best way to channel his love for the sport of boxing is by writing.

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